Many different state agencies play a role in addressing indoor environmental quality. Health, education, labor, building services, and business regulation are some of the departments that have jurisdiction over one or more building type or practice. This authority may include implementing laws and regulations that establish requirements for building owners. It also may include carrying out research, technical assistance, and education programs to promote best practices.
This page profiles innovative informational resources developed by state agencies as part of their ongoing efforts to protect and improve indoor environmental quality and promote more sustainable building practices.
New Jersey Department of Health: Toolkit for Keeping Your Child Care Center Healthy
Washington State Department of Health: Guidance on Cleaning and Disinfection in Public Spaces
California Department of Public Health: Educational Resources on Mold/Dampness
Florida Department of Health: Educational Resources on Carbon Monoxide
Rhode Island Department of Health: Breathe Easy at Home Program
Indiana Department of Health: Guidance on Best Practices for Managing Indoor Air Quality in Schools
Washington State Department of Health: Guidance on Improving Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality during Wildfire Smoke Events
Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services: Educational Resources on the Health Effects of Mercury
Minnesota Department of Health: Minnesota Gold Standard Radon Resistant Builder Program
Connecticut Department of Public Health: Child Daycare SAFER Program
Minnesota Department of Health: Model School Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
California Air Resources Board: Limiting Ozone from Air Cleaning Devices
New Jersey Department of Health: IAQ in Public Workplaces